LL.B., University College Dublin, 1978; Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland in 1981 and in England and Wales in 1992.
Gerry joined LK Shields Solicitors as a partner in 1998 as part of the firm's Business law Department. He specialises in corporate and commercial law.
Particular areas of interest include mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, telecommunications, venture capital, joint ventures, public and private offerings, and stock exchange.
In recent years Gerry has handled significant transactions including international transactions undertaken by Irish companies, in particular, he has acted in connection with a number of recent initial public offerings by Irish Companies and several other profile public offering transactions.
Gerry has spent extended periods working with client companies guiding them through the IPO process and initial stages as publicly listed companies on the London Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.
Member of the Law Society of Ireland and the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.